to take up and hold by either adsorption or absorption. sorbability. play \ˌsȯr-bə- ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun. sorbable. play \ˈsȯr-bə-bəl\ adjective. See words that rhyme ...
take up a liquid or a gas either by adsorption or by absorption.
to attract and retain substances by absorption or adsorption. Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition.
A member of a Slavic people inhabiting the region of Lusatia in eastern Germany and southwest Poland. [German Sorbe, perhaps variant of Serbe, Serb, from ...